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Sanford hiring more certified nurse-midwives
Change or distraction? Petition seeks to rewrite constitutional language on who can vote
Moose collision a reminder for motorists to watch out
How many bald eagle deaths from a ND wind farm can wildlife officials accept?
Illuminated, handwritten Bible on display in Wahpeton
crime and courts
nation and world
Fertilizer plant overcomes early challenges, expands partnerships
If you're a Facebook user, you're also a research subject
ND tourism officials not yet worried about tension with Canada
Commentary: 'Mom, grass-fed beef? Is this really necessary? And what is organic?'
As N.D. oil production nears record, natural gas flaring climbs
place a business brief
Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
Wind developer's payment to Ducks Unlimited raises questions
Efforts to reduce wind energy impact to wildlife prompts controversy
China offered to buy $70 billion in US ag and energy products to ward off Trump's tariffs
Group teaches dads to give gift of time, teaches children 'this is what a father does'
Grandpa discovers love of woodworking, toymaking
Commentary: Family ranch is a special place, not just for the ones who live there now
Commentary: One good 'act of Momness' remembered 40 years later
First-time homebuyers should get pre-approved, expect quick process
Staley, Fritts dazzle in doubleheader against Hastings
World Cup roundup: Mexico not intimidated, stuns Germany 1-0
Motter wants to check in with 'pitching ace' Guyer
GF Central sweeps Nd individual state trap shooting championships, Devils Lake grabs team title
Koepka staves off Fleetwood charge to win U.S. Open
Commentary: Still waiting for a talk with my dad
Commentary: The world needs fathers who do not fear failure
Pro-Life is Our Life
Commentary: Email Says Trump set to visit Fargo in June
Commentary: Television station says Heitkamp allies misrepresented Cramer’s comments on their broadcast
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ND farmer etches grandson's marriage proposal into field
New Rockford, N.D., woman celebrates 108th birthday
Rep. Josh Boschee
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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Long X Bridge
June 6, 2018
The hills are alive with the sound of construction: Land owner voices concerns over plans for Long X bridge
The plan for widening the Long X Bridge in Watford City was presented by North Dakota Department of Transportation Project Manager Matt Linneman before the Little Missouri Scenic River Commission on Tuesday, June 5, at the Ramada in Dickinson. He assured members and the public the...
June 6, 2018 - 11:22pm
May 7, 2018
Historic Long X Bridge up for adoption as part of Highway 85 expansion
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Department of Transportation is proposing to remove the historic Long X Bridge and is seeking a public or private...
May 7, 2018 - 10:13pm
November 2, 2015
Meetings set to discuss 4-lane Highway 85 project between Belfield and Watford City
An essential road through North Dakota’s Oil Patch may see some major improvements The North Dakota Department of Transportation has scheduled two meetings next week to discuss a proposal to turn a 62-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 85 into a four-lane road between Belfield and...
November 2, 2015 - 12:28pm
August 3, 2015
Long X Bridge on Highway 85 may be replaced
WATFORD CITY -- Another major piece of the prime two-lane highway into the Bakken shale play would be widened and the old Long X Bridge possibly...
August 3, 2015 - 6:29pm
April 1, 2015
Long X Bridge on U.S. 85 closing nightly for repairs
WATFORD CITY - The Long X Bridge crossing the Little Missouri River south of Watford City on U.S. Highway 85 will be closed nightly for repairs starting Monday through an undetermined date. The bridge sustained damage to the overhead girders this winter and temporary repairs were...
April 1, 2015 - 3:16pm
December 18, 2014
Long X Bridge south of Watford City reopens to traffic
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- The North Dakota Department of Transportation reopened both lanes of the Long X Bridge on U.S. Highway 85 south of Watford City on Thursday afternoon. The bridge was closed early Thursday morning for repairs. Until further notice, traffic speeds on the bridge...
December 18, 2014 - 4:04pm
December 15, 2014
Long X Bridge to close for repairs Thursday
WATFORD CITY -- The Long X Bridge south of Watford City on U.S. Highway 85 will be closed from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday so maintenance crews can work on repairing the bridge. School buses and emergency vehicles will be allowed to pass through as necessary. Motorists must...
December 15, 2014 - 12:30pm
December 5, 2014
Oil Patch bridge not the only one taking a beating
WATFORD CITY -- Mauricio Gomez drove a truck more than 1,500 miles from Houston hauling pipe to North Dakota’s Oil Patch only to find the bridge...
December 5, 2014 - 5:07pm
November 24, 2014
Long X Bridge re-opened to 1 lane of traffic
WATFORD CITY -- The Long X Bridge south of Watford City reopened to one lane of travel Monday afternoon after a Saturday morning traffic accident led to its closure. A temporary signal is in place to direct traffic across the bridge, the North Dakota Department of Transportation...
November 24, 2014 - 3:04pm
November 22, 2014
Long X bridge closed after Saturday morning traffic incident
WATFORD CITY — The Long X Bridge on Highway 85 was closed Saturday after a traffic incident. The bridge south of Watford City was closed at...
November 22, 2014 - 7:35pm
July 21, 2014
Long X Bridge suffers minimal damage after truck hits it
WATFORD CITY -- A truck traveling on U.S. Highway 85 hit the top portion of the Long X Bridge that spans the Little Missouri River on Friday evening, according to authorities. “I believe it hit the top portion from the beginning to the end of the bridge,” said Katie Pizza,...
July 21, 2014 - 5:45pm
November 19, 2013
Inspection work on Long X Bridge complete
The North Dakota Department of Transportation reported Tuesday morning that inspection work is complete on the Long X Bridge on US Highway 85, approximately 14 miles south of Watford City. All restrictions have been lifted and traffic is moving as normal.
November 19, 2013 - 11:03am